An announcement of a new celebrity photo service came through the Variety transom the other day, for an outfit dubbing itself the "Polite Paparazzi."
With more than 15 remakes in preparation, Paramount clearly subscribes to the notion that redos are the closest thing Hollywood has to a foolproof idea: By tinkering with a script that has already…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
The increasingly prosperous Thai showbiz industry is seeing a rush of key entertainment players listing on the country's stock market.
Since his eponymous sitcom went into reruns, Jerry Seinfeld has been less a fixture on the public radar, though he's hardly disappeared.
Warmly affecting, sometimes disturbing human-interest story centers on Sudanese orphans, repeatedly displaced by endless civil wars, who have ended up in Seattle. "A Great Wonder," which follows…
Germany's federal film funding body FFA has slated 3.2 million euros ($3.6 million) for the support of six local productions, including pics by Sandra Nettelbeck ("Mostly Martha") and Berlin 2002…
Filming on Bollywood helmer Mani Ratnam's yet-to-be named pic has been halted after he and the pic's star Vivek Oberoi suffered mishaps on set.
Salman Khan, a Muslim with a bad-boy image in Bollywood, has abandoned plans to play the Hindu god Lord Ram in a 1 billion rupees ($21 million) epic.
A smug and condescending pic about all the pics made about Andy Warhol's ancestral village of Mikova in eastern Slovakia, "I Am From Nowhere" has nowhere to go. Fests and cablers might want to pair…
Unlikely as it may seem, an independently-made, self-distributed movie has rolled into town, sans film festival pedigree or advance buzz, but armed with an ad campaign that includes billboards along…